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Gigabyte Z790 AORUS ELITE AX ICE DDR5 Motherboard

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SKU Z790 AORUS ELITE AX ICE
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  • Socket: 1700
  • CPU Compatibility: Intel 12th/13th Gen
  • Chipset: Intel Z790
  • Form Factor: DDR5
  • Memory Slots: 4 Slots
  • M.2 Compatibility: NVMe / SATA
  • USB C: Yes

Key Features
Intel Socket LGA 1700:Support 13th and 12th Gen Series Processors
Unparalleled Performance:Twin 16+1+2 Phases Digital VRM Solution
Dual Channel DDR5:4*SMD DIMMs with XMP 3.0 Memory Module Support
Next Generation Storage:4*PCIe 4.0 x4 M.2 Connectors
Advanced Thermal Design & M.2 Thermal Guard III: To Ensure VRM Power Stability & M.2 SSD Performance
EZ-Latch Plus:M.2 Connectors with Quick Release & Screwless Design
Fast Networks:2.5GbE LAN & Wi-Fi 6E 802.11ax
Extended Connectivity:DP, HDMI, Front USB-C® 10Gb/s, Rear USB-C® 20Gb/s
Smart Fan 6:Features Multiple Temperature Sensors, Hybrid Fan Headers with FAN STOP
Q-Flash Plus:Update BIOS Without Installing the CPU, Memory and Graphics Card

THE SINGULARITY OF POWER
AORUS Z790 series gaming motherboards fully optimize the performance within the latest Intel® 13th generation processors with our most capable digital power design ever. Before you would notice, the heat generated from the beastly power consumption is already dealt with by the full metal thermal solution. Not to mention the lightning-fast track to the next-gen PCIe 5.0 and the top-tier compatibility of DDR5 memory. Be crowned the king of gaming.

Robust VRM Design Power in number
All AORUS series gaming motherboards are equipped with an all-digital power design, which delivers the best stability under heavy workloads.

Digital Twin VRM Design
ensures stable high-power delivery for advanced overclocking.

Memory, to the future
All AORUS series gaming motherboards feature multiple techniques to enhance the performance of DDR5 memory with the best compatibility.

XMP 3.0 User Profile
optimizes memory settings and achieve the best performance for the system

Hardware Craftsmanship
Maximize DDR5 performance with our advanced technology for an unparalleled gaming experience.

Overall Thermal
Every AORUS motherboard is armored with the most advanced, full metal thermal design. These solid heatsinks are forged to keep your system cool while running fast.

Build effortless
Building your own PC is meant to be joyful and effortless. AORUS motherboards are designed to be the most DIY-friendly option available.

Get everythingUD
GIGABYTE Ultra Durable Technology represents our highest standards to provide a platform for gamers that is not only powerful but also durable and reliable. AORUS series motherboard is built to last longer and stand stronger.

Connectivity versatile
Enable the ultimate connection experience with blazing data-transfer speeds through the next generation network, storage, and Wi-Fi connectivity.

Seamless Connectivity
Wi-Fi 6E
Ultra-high Gain Antenna
2.5GbE LAN

High Quailty Sound
Enjoy a high-quality sound experience, which supports 7.1 channel playback, features an advanced microphone array, and offers versatile connectivity options for gaming and entertainment.

Audiophile Grade Capacitors
WIMA and Premium Grade Audio capacitors provide stable current, delivering a studio-quality experience.

Elevating Performance Together
AORUS series motherboard signifies our dedication to BIOS optimization. Through our community partnership, we're making next-gen performance more user-friendly.

Specification

CPU
LGA1700 socket: Support for the 13th and 12th Generation Intel Core, Pentium Gold and Celeron Processors
L3 cache varies with CPU

Chipset
Intel Z790 Express Chipset

Memory
Support for DDR5 7600(O.C.) /7400(O.C.) /7200(O.C.) /7000(O.C.) /6800(O.C.) /6600(O.C.) / 6400(O.C.) / 6200(O.C.) / 6000(O.C.) / 5800(O.C.) / 5600(O.C.) / 5400(O.C.) / 5200(O.C.) / 4800 / 4000 memory modules
4 x DDR5 DIMM sockets supporting up to 192 GB (48 GB single DIMM capacity) of system memory
Dual channel memory architecture
Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules
Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules

Onboard Graphics
Integrated Graphics Processor-Intel HD Graphics support:
1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@60 Hz
1 x DisplayPort, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2304@60

Audio
Realtek Audio CODEC
High Definition Audio
2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
Support for S/PDIF Out

LAN
Realtek 2.5GbE LAN chip (2.5 Gbps/1 Gbps/100 Mbps)

Wireless Communication module
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211 (PCB rev. 1.0)
WIFI a, b, g, n, ac, ax, supporting 2.4/5/6 GHz carrier frequency bands
BLUETOOTH 5.3
Support for 11ax 160MHz wireless standard and up to 2.4 Gbps data rate
Realtek Wi-Fi 6E RTL8852CE (PCB rev. 1.1)
WIFI a, b, g, n, ac, ax, supporting 2.4/5/6 GHz carrier frequency bands
BLUETOOTH 5.3
Support for 11ax 160MHz wireless standard and up to 2.4 Gbps data rate

Expansion Slots
CPU:
1 x PCI Express x16 slot, supporting PCIe 5.0 and running at x16 (PCIEX16)
Chipset:
1 x PCI Express x16 slot, supporting PCIe 4.0 and running at x4 (PCIEX4_1)
1 x PCI Express x16 slot, supporting PCIe 3.0 and running at x4 (PCIEX4_2)

Storage Interface
CPU:
1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 22110/2280 PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2A_CPU)
Chipset:
2 x M.2 connectors (Socket 3, M key, type 22110/2280 PCIe 4.0 x4/x2 SSD support) (M2P_SB, M2Q_SB)
1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 22110/2280 SATA and PCIe 4.0 x4 SSD support) (M2M_SB)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10 support for NVMe SSD storage devices
RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10 support for SATA storage devices

USB
Chipset:
1 x USB Type-C port on the back panel, with USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 support
1 x USB Type-C port with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support, available through the internal USB header
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red) on the back panel
5 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports (3 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)
Chipset+2 USB 2.0 Hubs:
8 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)

Internal I/O Connectors
1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
2 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connectors
1 x CPU fan header
1 x water cooling CPU fan header
3 x system fan headers
1 x system fan/water cooling pump header
2 x addressable LED strip headers
2 x RGB LED strip headers
4 x M.2 Socket 3 connectors
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
1 x front panel header
1 x front panel audio header
1 x USB Type-C header, with USB 3.2 Gen 2 support
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 header
2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
2 x Thunderbolt™ add-in card connectors
1 x Trusted Platform Module header (For the GC-TPM2.0 SPI/GC-TPM2.0 SPI 2.0 module only)
1 x reset button
1 x Q-Flash Plus button
1 x Clear CMOS button
1 x reset jumper
1 x Clear CMOS jumper

Back Panel Connectors
1 x USB Type-C port, with USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 support
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red)
3 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
2 x SMA antenna connectors (2T2R)
1 x HDMI 2.0 port
1 x DisplayPort
1 x RJ-45 port
1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
2 x audio jacks

I/O Controller
iTE I/O Controller Chip

H/W Monitoring
Voltage detection
Temperature detection
Fan speed detection
Water cooling flow rate detection
Fan fail warning
Fan speed control

BIOS
1 x 256 Mbit flash
Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0

Unique Features
Support for GIGABYTE Control Center (GCC)
Support for Q-Flash
Support for Q-Flash Plus
Support for Smart Backup

Bundled Software
Norton Internet Security (OEM version)
LAN bandwidth management software

Operating System
Support for Windows 11 64-bit
Support for Windows 10 64-bit

Form Factor
ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 24.4cm

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